The UN Habitat 3 meetings have been 20 years in the making and now the time has come! Next week, over 40,000 governments, experts and stakeholders will assemble in Quito, Ecuador to finalize the "New Urban Agenda" - a document designed to guide sustainable urbanism for the next 20 years.
After several years of work, and having consulted our members in order to learn about their needs (see e-news No. 91, June 2013), the ICOMOS Documentation Centre is proud to present its latest tool: the ICOMOS collaborative photobank. We thank warmly the Walloon region for their financial support throughout this project.
Expert ICOMOS members from Russia and Germany have expressed their concern about the fate of the "Red Banner" Factory in St. Petersburg, Russia - in an open letter.
The ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Twentieth Century Heritage (ICOMOS ISC20C), has expressed its concern about the alarming situation now facing the Administration Building at the Izumo Shrine, in Shimane, Japan.